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Thursday, March 25, 2010

My appointed time.....

My daily scripture (sent to me by my former Golf Coach....thank you Butch) speaks volumes to me this morning:

"For the vision is yet for an appointed time…though it tarries, wait for it"
(Habakkuk 2:3, KJV))

TODAY'S WORD from Joel and Victoria

God has an appointed time to fulfill the visions, dreams, and desires in your heart. Just because it has taken a long time or because you've tried and failed doesn't mean it's not going to happen. Don't give up on those dreams! Don't be complacent about pursuing what God has placed in your heart. Our God is a faithful God. No matter how long it's been, no matter how impossible things look, if you'll stay in faith, your set time is coming.

Remember, every dream that's in your heart, every promise that has taken root, God put it there. Not only that, but He has every intention of bringing it to pass. Hold on to that vision today. Declare by faith, "My time is coming. God is working behind the scenes on my behalf. I will fulfill my destiny!" As you continue to hold on to that vision and speak life over your dreams, it won't be long before you see them begin to take shape. You'll see your faith grow, you'll see your hope strengthen, and you'll see yourself step into the destiny God has prepared for you!


Friday, March 19, 2010

The first appointment.......

It is true, we just got back from our first appointment. It took approximately one hour and that was going over or re-hashing my 'book' of records, revisiting which lab tests I have had completed and which ones we will do over again, going over our options for the next few months and then....getting started right away with my first blood draw (lab work) and prescriptions to fill! I was actually very afraid that this first appointment would be simply going over records and past failed attempts...but NO....we's official!

So what does this actually look like? Well, I had the blood drawn for 3 tests there at the office, I will then proceed to the lab at the Navy base to finish the other 13 tests (yes...13 total) that they will run. THEN...I have 4 prescriptions to fill once I get the OK. The OK has to do with the Pregnancy test that they will be running on todays labs. Now, I know what some of you are thinking, "OHHHHhhhh....this MUST mean something if they are running this test...she's not giving us the full story!!!!" AM giving you the full story...and basically, before I can start with the Provera, they want to double check that no miracles took place over the last month, nobody is exactly sure what can happen if I were pregnant while on  Prevera...however, it's no big deal if I am.  But, no, I haven't ovulated or done anything's just the "We are 100% sure you are not prego." test. The Provera will start Monday morning...and we wait 10 to 20 days for my cycle to start. The day it starts (Day 1 or D1) I call the Dr. office, D2 or D3 I go in for baseline ultrasound and test the hormone levels, and then it's on to a different hormone...the Gonadotropin. These will be self injections then back in for another ultrasound and lab work D8, continue with injections D10 ultrasound and lab work, continue injection D12 ultrasound and lab work, a NEW hormone injection D13. D-Day...approx. D15. Then another new hormone D16-28 and then a PREGNANCY TEST! So....there you have it folks....a break down of my next month!

Keep the prayers coming! The Dr. was great, I feel very confident in the clinic and am very excited. She did let us know that we should be ready for this to take 3-5 cycles before we get pregnant and not to be discouraged or disappointed if it does not happen this first cycle....however, I know that anything is possible! It is all in HIS timing!

We're off to see the Wizard....

YES!!! In 20 minutes we will be on our way to the appointment! I am so excited and not really sure what to expect from this first one. I'm pretty sure it's going to be going over medical records and coming up with a 'plan'....but I have to admit....I'm ready to pick-up directly where we left off in San Diego....BRING ON THE HORMONES!

Friday, March 5, 2010

The first of many

It's all in God's timing, it's all in God's mantra for the past 3 years and I will continue with it. The first of many...setbacks, that is. Do to schedule conflicts, we had to reschedule for March 19th...8am. However, do not fret for my sake, this is the norm. and how this process will go. It was this way in San Diego and we just continue to press on.

On a much brighter note....we are finally in our Rhode Island house, which has plenty of room for growing a family :). Our cable is connected and it was just-in-time for The OFFICE - Baby episode....which I loved!

Have a great weekend!